Wakenshaw History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Wakenshaw family
The surname Wakenshaw was first found in Renfrewshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Rinn Friù), a historic county of Scotland
, today encompassing the Council Areas of Renfrew
, East Renfrewshire
, and Iverclyde, in the Strathclyde region of southwestern Scotland, at Walkinshaw the Walkinshaws of the Ilk were listed as early as 1235 and held estates at Burrowfield.
Early History of the Wakenshaw family
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Wakenshaw Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Wakenshaw family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wakenshaw family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alexander Walkinshaw arrived in Philadelphia in 1825; Hugh Walkinshaw settled in Pennsylvania in 1819.
Contemporary Notables of the name Wakenshaw (post 1700)
- Adam Herbert Wakenshaw (1914-1942), British soldier awarded the Victoria Cross during WWII CITATION[CLOSE]
World War 2 Awards.com - WAKENSHAW, Adam. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Adam Wakenshaw. Retrieved from http://www.ww2awards.com/person/175
Wakenshaw Family Crest Products
- ^ World War 2 Awards.com - WAKENSHAW, Adam. (Retrieved 2010, September 27) Adam Wakenshaw. Retrieved from http://www.ww2awards.com/person/175